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Allow InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog to Connect to Cognos Analytics (CA11.x.x & above)

Currently we don't have an 'out-of-the' box solution to read Metadata information of our BI Models & Reports from our Cognos Analytics (CA 11.1.1) from IGC (we are on version

As per IBM support, only version up to Cognos 10.2.2 versions are supported by the InfoSphere product.

Cognos 10.2.2 is no longer a supported version as of April 30, 2018 by IBM. Cognos 11.0.0 was released Late 2015 and almost all IBM Customers are on Cognos 11.x versions.

This would add lots of value to customers who owns InfoSphere & Cognos products without looking for 3rd part solutions such as DataCook Book

  • Avatar32.5fb70cce7410889e661286fd7f1897de Guest
  • Apr 23 2020
  • Not Under Consideration
Who would benefit from this IDEA? As a customer, this will greatly benefit our 5000+ of our institution to agree on and share definitions and specifications internally across schools & departments
How should it work?

Allow configuration of connecting to Cognos Server from InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager. Allow the following objects be readable

  • Cognos Packages

  • Cognos Data Modules

  • Cognos DashBoards

  • Cognos Reports

Idea Priority High
Customer Name Northwestern University

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